6 Matching Annotations
  1. Mar 2017
    1. Body parts are often feminine, especially body parts that are in pairs. Proper names of places are usually feminine.

      These two should be in a list of "nouns that are typically, or usually feminine".

    2. an innatimate object


    3. several


    4. Exceptions

      You can recognize exceptions in one of the following ways: 1) memorize which words are the exceptions 2) look up the word in a dictionary 3) look at the surrounding adjectives and verbs that refer to this noun and see if they are masculine or feminine.

    5. nouns

      Adjectives follow a similar pattern, but they use a plural form if the noun is dual.

    6. Feminine nouns are feminine either because they refer to a female person, or because they are an object that is "grammatically feminine". If your language does not have grammatical genders, or the gender of a noun in your language is different from the gender of the Hebrew noun you are translating, you should follow the rules of your language.

      Adjectives agree with the gender of the noun they refer to.

      The gender of a finite verb (imperfect, perfect, imperative, etc.) works as follows: The gender of the verb agrees with the subject, namely the person or object that does the action or the person or object whose state is described by the verb if the verb is active. If the verb is passive the gender of the verb agrees with the person or the object that undergoes or receives the action (the direct object).